Chapter Communications Committee

Chairperson: Open – Interim Cyndi Brinkhurst, Admin.

This committee oversees the publication of the Western Chapter News, the chapter newsletter and the development and update of the chapter website, and other electronic communications. This committee provides information on new Board members, new committees and chapter activities to the chapter membership and IECA.

Conference Committee

Chairperson: Jeanne Duarte,

This committee is responsible for the technical program and logistics of the Chapter’s Regional Conferences. The committee also coordinates the chapter activities at the International Conference, and provides the Host Chapter support when the International conference is located in the chapter’s region.

Contractor Liaison Committee

Chairperson: Tyler Palmer,

This committee coordinates with and is the point of contact for the contractor members of the chapter. This committee is responsible for the Contractors’ Corner feature of the Western Chapter News, and providing assistance with conference-related contractor activities, such as the Hydrodeo.

Events & Education Committee

Chairpersons: Julie Etra,

This committee coordinates the chapter’s education outreach activities, to members and students including sponsorship of students to chapter events, and sponsoring scholarship students to the IECA conference. This committee has a wide range of possible activities, including short courses, one-day seminars, field tours, software, research, speakers’ bureau, educational curriculum guidance and school liaisons.

Inter-Organization Liaison


This liaison coordinates with and is the point of contact for other organizations with similar interests to contact the chapter and share information. The liaison may arrange for the chapter booth to be exhibited at other events.

Intra-Chapter Activities (formerly AZ, HI, NV Activities)


This committee facilitates chapter activities that occur in the states of AZ, NV, and HI.

Membership Committee


This committee is responsible for membership activities including welcoming new chapter members, promoting chapter growth through membership campaigns, updating the membership benefits lists, coordinating with IECA, providing Chapter update to IECA Headquarters for NewstoUse and providing the Board of Directors information on current membership for correspondence.

Sister Chapter Liaison

Liaison: Julie Etra & Craig Benson,

This liaison serves as the Chapter’s point of contact with the Ibero-America Chapter.

President’s Council

President Danny Reynaga,

The Past Presidents’ Council will ensure the highest quality for IECA Region One’s future leadership. The Past Presidents’ Council also will provide a forum for IECA’s Past Presidents to stay involved with IECA by encouraging suggestions on future priorities and direction.

IECA Government Relations Committee


This representative serves on the IECA government relations committee and provides information on legislative and regulatory issues affecting AZ, CA, HI and NV.

Manufacturers Liaison


This liaison serves as the Chapter’s point of contact with the manufacturers, the Chapter and its members.

Member Recognition Committee

Chairperson: Jeanne Duarte,

This committee is responsible for creating a program to recognize outstanding professional achievement of members. In Development.

Chapter members are welcome and encouraged to join the committees. If you are interested in joining a committee or have an idea to share, please contact the committee Chairperson.

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